Daniel was born and raised in Lompoc, CA, the son of a rocket engineer and brother to three over-achieving sisters. He holds an MFA from the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC and a BA in English from Harvard College, where he was also Manager of the Harvard Glee Club. His feature film script Stardust recently won the 2018 Harvardwood Writers Competition. A classically trained baritone, SAG Award-winning actor, and reformed pre-law student, Daniel is currently a staff writer on the CW show In the Dark.